Art Talks 2015

December 29 / 2014


Between January and March 2015 the Docent Council will present Art Talks, the popular series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the world. This event is free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Upcoming Art Talks:

February 18
Kay Jensen – “Antonio Gaudí: Master Architect Inspired by Nature
A Barcelona-based Spanish architect, Antoni Gaudí’s free-flowing works were greatly influenced by nature.

February 25
Carlye Dundon – “Worlds of Enchantment: The Art of Maxfield Parrish
Maxfield Parrish’s magical paintings made him one of the most successful and prolific artists of the Golden Age of Illustration.

March 4
Kallie Deschamps – “Charlie Russell Meets Picasso: Encounter at Judith Basin
A political statement showing changes to cowboy life during the last one hundred years. Charlie Russell paintings through the eyes of Picasso by Montana painter George Gogas.

March 11
Larry Richter – “Leonardo da Vinci: More than the Mona Lisa
Explores the incredible variety of Leonardo da Vinci’s interests as an engineer, scientist, architect, cartographer, sculptor, and anatomist, etc.

March 18
Alinda Hakanson – “All Aboard for Street Car Art
Public art, commissioned for the Tucson streetcar route with the theme “flow”, is explored along with the artists who created these forms of public art.

March 25
Carol Ann Miraben – “Why Your Grandkids CAN’T Paint Like That: Principles of Design and Composition Explored
You will view illustrations and examples that explain the underlying principles that make art work and will change forever the way you view art!

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